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What next for Newcastle United
by Micko70 on 25 May at 22:12
Now that the final games of the Premier League season have finished and we know that Newcastle United will be playing their football next season in The Premiership after beating West Ham 2-0 in their final game of the season What do they need to do next to get themselves back to where they belong, the top 10 of the Premiership and pushing for European Places. They have the fan base and have the revenue to be challenging for at least a decent Cup run every single season Their record in the 2014/2015 was nothing short of embarrassing after Alan Pardew left, although it was never great at any one point during the season, they played 38 games and won 10, drew 9 & lost 19, they scored 40 goals and conceded 63 goals. This season was the first time in the Premiership that..
Roland Garros 2015 - Prediction Blog
by botev1921 on 22 May at 17:08
For yet another Grand Slam we are back with one of our most popular prediction blogs. Back in January, our Australian Open edition accumulated more than 3400 visits and while we could have done better with our selections, the feedback was again positive all over the board. Hopefully this time around we can also hit a few more winners or value selections as the format remains the same with our panel looking firstly at the most likely ATP and WTA Champions and then offering selections for most likely players to either surprise pleasantly or totally disappoint at the red clay in Paris. The panel consists of several people with now proven record here at OLBG. The initiator Botev1921 is OLBG member since 2011 with more than 4000 forum posts and numerous solid results on the OLBG tennis competitions. Joining him is..
Manchester United 2014/15 - Performance and Statistical Review
by tbuckley on 25 May at 20:06
Manchester United 2014/15 - Performance and Statistical Review The final ball has been kicked and final whistle has been blown of the Premier League season which began back on Saturday 16th August and I've got to say that overall it's largely been a fantastically entertaining and enthralling season, filling me with real excitement about next season and to be honest I wish it was starting in 2 weeks and not 2 months. Of course in reality, 10 months of intense competition mean that time is needed by all players, club staff and managers to rest, recuperate and reflect on the season which has just passed and as a lifelong Manchester United fan, I'm going to look at Manchester United's season from both a Performance and Statistical aspect, I'm going to do my best to be as honest and balanced as possible,..
ShopRite LPGA Classic ( LPGA Tour ) 2015 Preview
by The rabbit on 24 May at 13:19
Stacy Lewis will be defending her title this week in the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer. This tournament takes place over three days and is therefore a 54 hole event and is held at the Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club, Bay Course in Galloway, New Jersey. It was first held in 1986 and continued annually until 2006 when it was discontinued but it returned to the LPGA schedule in 2010 and changed it's venue to it's present one. It is part of the Race to the CME Globe and the winner will obtain 500 Points. The past five winners of this event with their final scores are - 2014 Stacy Lewis - 16 2013 Karrie Webb - 4 2012 Stacy Lewis - 12 2011 Brittany Lincicome - 11 2010 Ai Miyazato -16 The Course The Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club, Bay Course in Galloway,..
NHL Eastern Conference Final - Best of 7 now a Best of 3
by undertherobe on 23 May at 21:15
So after four games of the 2015 Eastern Conference Finals, nothing separates the NEW YORK RANGERS and TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING as they bid for the right to represent their conference in the Stanley Cup Finals. It’s been the very definition of an up and down series with both teams taking one game apiece on road ice. So now that this series has become a best of three, how do these teams match up? Regular Season Meetings Nov 17th : Tampa Bay won 5-1 @ NY Rangers Nov 26th : Tampa Bay won 4-3 vs NY Rangers Dec 1st : Tampa Bay won 6-3 @ NY Rangers The Series so far Game 1 : NY Rangers won 2-1 vs Tampa Bay Game 2 : Tampa Bay won 6-2 @ NY Rangers Game 3 : Tampa Bay won 6-5 vs NY Rangers Game 4 : NY Rangers won 5-1 @ NY Rangers After..
AT&T Byron Nelson ( PGA Tour ) 2015 Preview
by The rabbit on 24 May at 16:22
Jordan Spieth is competing in Texas this week at the AT&T Byron Nelson ( previously known as the HP Bryon Nelson Championship ) and it is the first PGA event that Jordan played in ( he came jt 16th in 2010 when he was 16 years old ). It takes place at the TPC Four Seasons course, Irving, Texas and this venue has been the host course since 2008. This tournament has been held regularly since 1944 and it is part of the FedExCup schedule and the winner will obtain 500 points. The past seven winners of this event with their final scores are - 2014 Brendon Todd - 14 2013 Sang Moon Bae - 13 2012 Jason Dufner -11 2011 Keegan Bradley - 3 2010 Jason Day - 10 2009 Rory Sabbatini - 19 2008 Adam Scott - 7 The Course The TPC Four Seasons course is a..
SIZING EUROPE - Horse of a lifetime retires with CV of a Champion
by tbuckley on 22 May at 01:25
SIZING EUROPE - Horse of a lifetime retires with CV of a Champion Retirements of sporting heroes and greats, whether they be human or animal, are always strange situations that combine great memories, sadness, reflection, emotion and just pure human reactions that only the very, very best can create. In the football world there are 100's of professionals who retire every season but only the very best players generate widespread reaction and that's just the same in the horse racing world when the very best horses retire. This week it was announced that the Alan Potts owned and Henry De Bromhead trained SIZING EUROPE was retired after a glittering, remarkable career which stretched from March 2006 to a final start in March 2015, indeed a most fitting finale by running in the Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham festival. The..
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